Jacket and a pair of pants

by - December 13, 2018

Accounting for two other garments from Burda magazine: a pair of pants and a jacket.
The jacket is from the June 2018 issue, number 104.





I changed it to have the closing center front, added my default 3 cm above the waistline and added a few centimeters to the peplum too. I had cut the peplum extra long and decided on the length during construction.
The back view of the line drawing suggests 7 panels, but there are only 4 (2 center back panels and 2 side panels). The panels that are indicated to have topstitching are just pieces of fabric sewn on top. I omitted that step.
I interfaced all pieces except the peplum with fusible interfacing, a bit heavier weight for the body,, light weight for the sleeves. The jacket is lined with black lining.

A detail to show the fabric better.





The pair of pants is from the December 2018 issue. I showed my initial steps on tracing and marking this pattern here.








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7 reacties

  1. Love the jacket. Burda have had a lot of those type of jackets over the years. Very smart. Like the change to move the opening to centre front. Pants are cute too!

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  2. I LOVE that jacket! I also love the pants and was eyeing them! Nice to know they are fitted, as I hoped they'd be (sometimes the photos can be misleading).

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  3. This jacket is everything! The fit is fantastic!

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  4. Fabulous! The jacket is spot on. The fit is perfect.

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  5. Lovely jacket and as others commented, the fit is excellent. I also liked those particular pants (minus the flaps at the waistline) when I saw them in the magazine so I appreciate seeing your version. They look like a nice slim fitting style.

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  6. Classic pairing and a perfect fit on your jacket.

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  7. Great pieces!! I have been eyeing up that jacket, but was put off by the fact that I think it will only look good fully closed so your change to a centre front opening is very inspiring.

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